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for two academic years with full pay and benefits

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Begin by applying for free today. Our Program Advisors work with you to develop a personalized strategy to become a certified teacher.

All you need is a 4-year bachelor’s degree in any major with a 2.50 GPA. It’s that simple.


  • 2.5 GPA posted on official transcript
  • 2.5 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of coursework attempted

After submitting your application you may send us your official transcripts right away for the quickest service. You can send them in the mail, or some campuses use the eScrip-Safe service.

Additional Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Completed application to Nevada Teachers
  • Interview Questionnaire
  • Passing Score on the Nevada Teachers Screening Instrument
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Become Eligible

Complete your testing and training in any order, at your own pace. Our study resources help you get ready for testing, and our innovative online training gets you ready for the classroom. NEW! Click here to tour our training coursework.


The Nevada Department of Education requires Praxis testing from all prospective teachers. Testing requirements vary by subject area and can be found by clicking ‘Learn More’ below.

We offer licensure paths in Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education.

Our Program Advisors will play an important role in helping you select the certification area(s) that complement your skills and interests, and give you the best chance to get hired.

We provide information on where to find free state preparation manuals, tests at-a-glance, test familiarization videos, and interactive practice tests.

We are actively building a free online forum in which teachers share their study tips and test feedback.


Once you complete your flexible online training, you will have gained the expertise and knowledge necessary to begin teaching in the classroom.

Educational leaders provide the foundation of our curriculum, which is continually updated to provide the most relevant and effective classroom preparation.

95 hours of classroom readiness training is offered in our flexible, on-demand format, so that you can train to be a teacher while keeping your current job.

Our Candidates complete field based experience prior to entering the classroom on their own, providing a real-world foundation for their training.

During the Internship Year, our teacher Candidates complete case studies and field work in classroom management, among other areas of concentration such as literacy and assessment.

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Start Teaching

During this first year, you will lead your own classroom as a full-time teacher. Your district-assigned on-campus mentor will provide support and answer questions.

Begin your career as a teacher with full pay and full benefits!

Career Guidance

We provide effective and valuable resources to offer you the best chances for employment.

FREE Resume Review Services

  • Put together a stunning resume and portfolio
  • Prepare for the tough interview questions
  • Make the best impression with school districts
  • Get face-to-face time with HR professionals and principals

Classroom Support

Your Field Supervisor is a veteran educator who is assigned to you personally when you begin teaching in the classroom as a teacher of record. They will visit and observe your classroom three times throughout the year. Your Field Supervisor works closely with you via phone and email to offer continuous guidance and support.

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Fully Certified

Once you’ve successfully completed the program requirements and have taught for two full years, you will receive your Practitioner License in the state of Nevada!

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How long does it take to become a certified teacher with Teachers of Tomorrow?

The amount of time it takes to become a certified teacher with Teachers of Tomorrow depends on the individual. Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow is an online, self-paced, alternative teacher certification program. This means that individuals can work through the training at their own speed, something that a more traditional program does not offer. Learn how Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow could be the right fit for you!

What are the requirements to become a teacher in Nevada?

In order to become a teacher in Nevada, individuals must obtain their bachelor’s degree, as well as, take part in a teacher preparation program. It is the individual’s choice to participate in a traditional program or an alternative teacher certification program. Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow is an alternative teacher certification program that consists of a quality, self-paced curriculum, making it great for those who need a more flexible schedule.

Can I become a high school teacher through this program?

Yes, you can become a high school teacher through this program! Secondary teachers (Grades 7-12) must take the Nevada Praxis Subject Assessment before they are able to be licensed in a specific subject. Each subject requires a different test, and the subjects you can teach range. If you are interested in teaching high school, the subjects you may become certified in are Biology, Mathematics, General Science, English Language & Arts, Social Studies, and Spanish.

What courses can I teach after I complete the program?

There are a variety of courses that you can teach after you complete the program. Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow offers elementary teachers the opportunity to take the Praxis Elementary Multiple Subjects Test (5001), and secondary teachers the option to take subject assessments. These assessments cover Biology, Mathematics, General Science, English Language & Arts, Social Studies, and Spanish. Learn more about these subject tests and how Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow can help you prepare for them.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust